Career Fairs

NIU Candidate Information:Educators’ Job Fair, Feb. 24, 2014

The NIU Educators’ Fair is the best opportunity all year for you to meet face-to-face with education recruiters!  Please follow all steps below carefully.

  1. Pre-register in Huskies-Get Hired for the NIU Educators’ Fair. 
    Pre-registration streamlines admission to the fair and allows us to plan a more organized event for you. 
    Admission is free to NIU candidates. (Pre-registration closes on Feb. 22 at 11:59 p.m. for NIU candidates) NIU Candidates may attend the fair even if not pre-registered.

  2. Email your resume to edresumes@niu.edu for a critique by one of our in-house resume experts. 
    This is a free service offered exclusively to NIU students and alumni!
    • Send your resume as a Microsoft Word email attachment to the above address; a resume review will be sent back to you. 
    • Submit your resume by Feb. 14 to get feedback before the Educators’ Job Fair.

  3. Upload and publish your resume into the Educator Resume Books in the Huskies-Get Hired! System. 
    School districts will be able to browse these online “books” in advance of the fair. 
    Only NIU candidates may publish in these online “books.” 

  4. View list of schools & employers that will be attending 
    Research these districts/employers in advance of the fair.

  5. Read the "Instructions for Candidates" document o learn more about the Educators’ Job Fair.  
    • NOTE:  Arrive early.  The Convocation Center opens at 8 a.m. for NIU candidates. 
    • Those who arrive in the building first receive priority entrance to the arena at 9 a.m. 
    • Speak to as many employers as possible before non-NIU candidates are admitted at 10 a.m.

  6. Review additional educator job search resources.  Be sure to read NIU’s Education Employment Guide for helpful tips on resume and cover letter writing, references, and interviewing.